Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock

Last updated date: November 18, 2020

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9.6

Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock

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We looked at the top Wireless Charging Docks and dug through the reviews from some of the most popular review sites. Through this analysis, we've determined the best Wireless Charging Dock you should buy.

Editor's Note November 18, 2020:
Checkout The Best Wireless Charging Dock for a detailed review of all the top wireless charging docks.

Overall Take

This wireless charging pad has been engineered to provide optimal charging power and speed for iPhones, but it is also compatible with any Qi-enabled device. With its sleek design and low profile, this charging dock helps declutter your workspace with style.


In our analysis of 11 expert reviews, the Belkin Belkin Boost Up Wireless Charging Dock placed 1st when we looked at the top 6 products in the category. For the full ranking, see below.

From The Manufacturer

Simplify charging with the boost up wireless charging pad 7.5W for iPhone 8 Plus, X, 8, XS, XS Max, XR . Just lay your iPhone onto the wireless charger to power up, an LED light will indicate that your device is properly charging. This Qi wireless charger has been designed specifically to charge iPhone optimally at 7.5-Watts. There’s no need to remove your iPhone from its case when powering up, the boost up wireless charging pad for Apple devices can charge through lightweight cases up to 3mm. In addition, the boost up wireless charging pad from Belkin is one of the few wireless phone chargers that includes an AC adapter, so you can start charging right out of the box, making the boost up wireless charging pad the perfect iPhone XS wireless charger, iPhone XS Max wireless charger, iPhone or wireless charger, iPhone x wireless charger, iPhone 8 wireless charger, and iPhone 8 Plus wireless charger.How to clean - Unplug the Belkin Wireless Charging Pad from the power supply. Spray electrical cleaning spray on a dry microfiber cleaning cloth. Gently wipe the surface of the Belkin Wireless Charging Pad with the microfiber cleaning cloth.

Expert Reviews

Expert Summarized Score

7.1
2 expert reviews

User Summarized Score

8.7
5,050 user reviews

What experts liked

It's quite large and that makes it easier to use your smartphone while it's charging on this pad. Solid build quality from Belkin.
- Charger Harbor
Large, with a rubberized non-slip bottom.
- Macworld

What experts didn't like

Uses its own AC adapter with a DC charging cable, instead of a more universal Micro-USB or USB-C input port.
- Charger Harbor
Includes an AC power adapter that connects to the charger via DC barrel connector rather than micro USB. USB would be far more convenient.
- Macworld

An Overview On Wireless Charging Docks

Wireless chargers are a great way to juice up your devices without dealing with the clutter, compatibility and wear-and-tear issues that come with wired charging. While different devices have different connectors, such as USB-C, Lightning or various magnetic charging points, all modern devices that can be charged wirelessly follow the same wireless charging technology standards.

All the major phone and smart-device manufacturers, such as Apple, Samsung, LG, Sony, Google, Motorola and Huawei, use Qi technology for wireless charging. Because of this, any modern wireless charger should be compatible with your phone or smart device.

Since compatibility is generally not an issue, there are other considerations when choosing wireless chargers. One aspect to consider is whether you want a charging pad where devices can lie flat, or a wireless dock that props your phone up so you can continue to use it while it’s charging. Some such docks let you revive your phone in either portrait or landscape orientations, enabling a variety of uses while it’s charging. Some docks even feature the ability to fold flat and charge that way, for a multifunctional, all-in-one experience.

Another consideration is what type of device the wireless charger is optimized for. The charging speed and power of a wireless charger is usually indicated by the wattage at which it can charge particular devices, usually 5W, 7.5W, 10W or even 15W. The charging speed of your phone may also depend on its operating system — for example, an iPhone running iOS 12 or higher charges faster than the same phone running an older version of iOS.

Because of this, charging speeds can vary, but many wireless charging stations are engineered to work best with a specific type of phone, such as Samsung or Apple devices. Choose a wireless charger that is the best fit for the devices in your household.

 

The Wireless Charging Dock Buying Guide

  • Keep in mind phone-case restrictions when choosing a wireless charger. Most case-friendly chargers will specify what thickness and materials of cases it can charge through.
  • Most chargers are not able to charge phones through cases that are made of metal, have magnetic parts or other holders or that contain credit cards.
  • Some cases specify the type of power adapter they require. Some use your device’s native adapter, while others require that you use the adapter packaged with the wireless charger itself.
  • If you have an older device, it may follow a different wireless charging standard. Previously, there were two wireless charging standards: the Power Matters Alliance (PMA) standard, and the Wireless Power Consortium’s Qi standard. Now, all modern devices follow Qi, but some older phones, such as older Android models, used the PMA standard. Check your older device’s charging standard and look for a compatible wireless charger.